This might look like random veggies in a crock pot, but wait until the chef puts in the chicken

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Indulge in the timeless delight of chicken soup, a culinary classic that tantalizes your taste buds every season. However, before you consider grabbing a can for your next fix, why not venture into the realm of homemade goodness? Embark on a culinary journey with this remarkably effortless slow cooker recipe, brimming with wholesome protein and an array of crisp, farm-fresh vegetables. The added gratification stems from knowing that it has been simmering and melding flavors in your kitchen throughout the day.
Crafted from common household ingredients, this soup gracefully accommodates your schedule. Whether you opt to let it simmer as you conquer the workday's challenges or swiftly prepare it in the afternoon to grace your dinner table, the choice is yours. Let the inviting aroma and nourishing essence of this homemade chicken soup redefine your relationship with this timeless classic.
Slow Cooker Chicken Soup
6 chicken thighs whole, trimmed
1-lb (4 cups) gold potatoes, peeled and diced
2 cups celery, sliced
2 cups spinach, chopped
1 1/2 cups carrots, peeled and sliced
2 small brown onions, diced
4 cloves garlic, crushed
8 cups (64 fl oz) of chicken broth
1-oz package French onion soup mix
fresh parmesan, grated (optional)
fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
french bread (optional)
1. Place potatoes in bottom of a 6-quart slow cooker.
2. Add celery, carrots, onion and garlic. 
3. Mix soup mix with 2 cups of chicken broth to incorporate. Then pour all chicken broth into the slow cooker. 
4. Place chicken thighs on top, making sure each piece is well covered with liquid.
5. Cover, cook on high 4 hours (or low 8 hours).
6. Remove chicken, shred.
7. Place back into slow cooker. Add chopped spinach and cook for additional 30 min on low. 
8. Serve with parmesan and parsley sprinkled on top with toasted and buttered french bread. 
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